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Azza Soliman

Update: Saturday 23rd May 2015. Ms. Azza Soliman, Egyptian lawyer and founder of CEWLA (Center for Egyptian Women Legal Assistance), was aquitted, along with the 16 other defendants in the El-Sabagh protesters trial...

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November 2012: If adopted as proposed, the draft of the new Egyptian constitution could restrict and severely undermine the rights of women and girls...

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By Fatma Emam - "One of my favourite Arab quotes is 'Rodo al Fadel l ahlo' or give the credit back to the people who deserve it...

 

Magda-Adly

March 2011: Fatma Emam interviews Dr Magda Adly, director of the el Nadeem Center for Rehabilitation of the Victims of Violence - "I was in the field hospital in Tahrir and the bullets were 1 cm from me, but we have to continue..."

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March 2011: The Egyptian Coalition for Civic Education and Women's Participation received the constitutional amendments. These amendments have led to great worries amongst the coalition for they did not... meet the revolution's demands.

Monica Eltahawy

Jan 2011: As the world struggles to understand the events and implications of civil unrest in Egypt, one person has emerged as a major authority in Western media: Mona Eltahawy.

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Mona Seif was at the heart of the Egyptian revolution. Here, she writes about her early days as daughter of the human-rights lawyer, Ahmed Seif El-Islam Hamad, who was imprisoned for his work in Egypt.

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12th Feb 2011 - Chris Crowstaff spoke to Mona Seif, who was at the heart of the Egyptian revolution. This is the recording of the interview....

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12th Feb 2011 - Chris Crowstaff spoke to Mona Seif, who was at the heart of the Egyptian revolution: "Women have been part of this movement and they are going to be part of what comes next..."